MAR 31, 2020
AAO 2019 Video Program
Cataract surgery requires extreme precision and hand coordination. This video reviews the innovative approaches used in wet lab training that can be incorporated in resident training programs. 3-D printed eye models give a realistic experience for the trainees. Augmented reality systems give stereoscopic experience for learning hand-eye coordination. Tools of virtual reality help demonstrate the steps in phacosurgery. Remote wet lab training is possible with teleophthalmology. The new innovations in technology will definitely hold a great value in training the novice in cataract surgery.